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Gillian Fielding Blackboard World Conference Presentation July 2013 v1.3

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Gillian Fielding Blackboard World Conference Presentation July 2013 v1.3

  1. 1. E3: Elevating use of elearning, esubmission and emarking Slides: http://tinyurl.com/o4d82sy g_fielding
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  4. 4. 4 University of Salford • 20000 students – 14316 UG, 4436 PGT, 1248 PGR • 2000 staff – 900 academic staff, 1100 professional services staff • 250 academic programmes
  5. 5. 5 E3: Elevating esubmission, emarking and efeedback Institutional Transformation Checks Strategic Training Support • TEL Champions • Helpdesk • Drop-In Surgeries • #elevatesalford Training • Blended • Elevate Phase 1 Phase 2 Checks • Benchmarking survey • Online Declaration • Reporting • Student Audit Strategic • Transformation Board • Elevate Project Board • Policy • Blackboard Standards Support
  6. 6. 6 Training • Phase 1 (23/04/2012-13/07/2012) – Blended solution 1. Pre-workshop activity (400 video views, ? undertook the activity, 321 completed the benchmarking survey) 2. Workshop (751 attendees over 8 weeks, ran 61 x 3 hrs), Slow uptake 3. Online learning (3 modules, 9 hrs study time, ? completed) – Included example modules of worst and best practice – Activity to put staff in students shoes – Included rich media and OER – Initially voluntary, very quickly mandatory – #elevatesalford – QR code
  7. 7. 7 Training continued • Phase 2 (01/10/2013-02/11/2012) – Phase 2: Part 1  Based on feedback from Phase 1  Self-paced online learning in a facilitated classroom  Staff APLd initially  Staff worked through at their own pace  Test at the end  (555 attendees over 5 weeks, 62 workshops) – Phase 2: Part 2 Directorate workshops  Based on local issues/need eg anonymous marking  17 x 2 hr,198 staff attended
  8. 8. 8 Strategic • Student Experience • Transformation Board • Elevate Project Board • Assessment Policy changes – Esubmission with exemptions – Emarking – Efeedback within 3 weeks • Module standards Reproduced under Creative Commons Photo by tricky (rick harrison) http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/28578 4154/sizes/o/in/photostream/
  9. 9. 9 Support • TEL Champions – Min. 1 per School, total 22 – Time off teaching • Helpdesk – Open 08:00-17:00 Monday – Friday – Enquiries by phone, email, tweet, referred from ITS – Highest no. of enquires – 117, average 45 pr week – Customers = staff (and students) • Drop-In Surgeries – 3x3hr Surgeries per week – Held on 2 campuses • #elevatesalford Reproduced under Creative Commons License from Bertop http://www.flickr.com/photos/bertop/2621801965/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  10. 10. 10 Checks • Benchmarking survey • “State of nation”, included some UCISA TEL survey questions • 321 staff completed • 50% of staff accessed most days; staff never used: discussions (56%), computer based tests (54%), blogs (68%), online groupwork (60%) • Online Declaration • Completed after the online training (Phase 1 part 3) • 51 completed, 66 “in progress” • Reporting • Weekly Reports to the University Executive and others (high level) • Fortnightly Reports to HoS etc (attendance registers)
  11. 11. 11 Checks continued • Student Audit (by Student Course Rep’s) • Completed by students (Course Rep’s) • Paid in Amazon vouchers • Semester 1 – 519 modules audited • Semester 2 – 1500 modules will be audited
  12. 12. 12 Things to take away 1. Get Executive support 2. And a Project Board 3. With key stakeholders on (students, academics, PVC, Deans, IT, etc) 4. Have a Project Plan 5. Align to University goals (T&L, Student Experience) 6. Set expectations (Standards and Policy changes) 7. Have training AND support 8. Report quickly and regularly 9. Take remedial action quickly 10. Be gentle and patient BUT firm! PS Maximise on the approach (ie use it again)
  13. 13. E3: Any questions Gillian Fielding g.d.fielding@salford.ac.uk Twitter g_fielding Happy to visit Californian Universities during the next 2 weeks!!
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  16. 16. 16 Reproduced under Creative Commons licence from BankCardStudentID http://www.flickr.com/photos/75533702 @N07/8208739166/sizes/m/in/ph
  17. 17. 17 Reports to the Executive
  18. 18. 18 Head of schools report
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